12x16 pergola plans, free PDF download.

12×16 Pergola Plans | PDF | Material List

12×16 pergola plans. Plans include a free PDF download (link at bottom of blog post), shopping list, cutting list, drawings, and measurements.

12×16 Pergola Plans | Overview

Material List

Shopping List

  • 4 – 6×6 – 8′
  • 4 – 2×8 – 18′
  • 13 – 2×6 – 14′
  • 4 – 2×6 – 8′
  • 15 – 2×2 – 18′

Hardware

Cutting List

  • 4 – 6×6 – 8′
  • 4 – 2×8 – 18′
  • 13 – 2×6 – 14′
  • 4 – 2×6 – 4′
  • 4 – 2×6 – 3′ 1 1/2″
  • 15 – 2×2 – 18′

6x6 post beam installation details.

Cut four 6×6’s to 8′ long. Install to a 12’x16′ area as shown in illustration above, measure and make sure the area is squared. Secure post with 6×6 post base.


Front and back 2x8 rafter end cutting details.

Cut four 2×8’s to 18′ long. Cut the ends of the boards as shown on illustration above.


12x16 pergola plans, front and back 2x8 beam installation.

Install the four 18′ 2×8 boards to the front and back as shown on illustration above. Use clamps to hold boards in place, drill holes through post and boards, and secure with 9″ carriage bolts.


Side beam support rafter end cutting details.

Cut four 2×6’s to 14′ long. Cut the ends of the boards as shown on illustration above.


12x16 pergola plans, side beam supports.

Install the four 14′ 2×6 boards to the sides as shown on illustration above. Use clamps to hold boards in place, drill holes through post and boards, and secure with 9″ carriage bolts.


Top rafter beam cutting details.

Cut nine 2×6’s to 14′ long. Cut the ends of the boards as shown on illustration above. Notch 8 1/2” x 2” deep.


12x16 pergola plans, top rafter beam installation details.

Install the nine 14′ 2×6 boards as shown on illustration above. Pre-drill holes and screw 3″ deck screws through the side of the top board and into the bottom board.


Front and Back Brace

Cut four 2×6’s to 4′ long for the front and back brace. Cut the 2×6 boards as shown on illustration above.


Side Brace

Cut four 2×6’s to 3′ 1 1/2″ long for the side brace. Cut boards as shown on illustration above.


12x16 pergola plans, top rafter beams and corner brace.

Pre-drill holes and install the 2×6 corner brace using 3″ deck screws.


12x16 pergola plans, top slat installation.

Cut fifteen 2×2 to 18′ long. Space out boards 12″. Pre–drill all holes and screw 3″ deck screws through the top of the 2×2’s and into the 2×6 bottom boards.


12x16 pergola plans, free PDF download, material, list, drawings, and measurements.

17 comments

  1. Why don’t the 12×16 pergola pdf plans download?

  2. Please could u send me a PDF file if u have for a pergola 13ft wide x 16 long please please thanks

  3. I never recieved the PDF

  4. I cant get the 12×12 pergola plans to download. I never received the link to download.

  5. Can you send link to 12 x 16 pergola please. PDF plans

  6. Mohammed Bedaiwi

    How can I install the back , Front and side braces?

  7. Would you please send the link to download a 12X16 pergola plan?

  8. 12×16 Pergola Plans do not download. Can you email them to me?

  9. 12×16 Pergola Plans do not download. Can you email them to me?
    Thank you! Best regards from Croatia!!

  10. You said the bluebird house plans were free. And I left my email address several times. But the check out to get my plans apparently is tied to my giving up my address phone number all the other stuff. Am I doing something wrong? I’m pretty sure it said free bluebird house plans on a bunch of things on your site thanks

  11. Hello,

    First of all, great plans! I’m trying to build this exact same thing, but I’m putting roof on mine. I would like it to have a small pitch to it.

    Do you happen to have anything similar?

    Thanks so much!

  12. The download link is not in my email inbox. How can I download the 12X16 Pergola plans?

  13. Great plans, im excited to start the build. I am having a hard time finding lumber in 18 foot lengths. Is that a common length?

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